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Old 02-03-2012, 02:55 AM   #41
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They hold up the furniture???
Ha...yup, I guess they do!
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Those UTG rail covers on the LWRC kill me
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Ha...yup, I guess they do!
Man I would pick a cheaper gun to hold up the furniture with. Like maybe an AK47.
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Those UTG rail covers on the LWRC kill me
I know...but keep in mind that I bought them at a gun show, so adding in the "cover charge" to the show itself...they are actually VERY expensive!!!!!
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Man I would pick a cheaper gun to hold up the furniture with. Like maybe an AK47.
My thoughts exactly...check out the "ok now I'm looking" thread...
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Self preservation


This one is by far the most powerful, and universal, reason for anyone to own a gun. Human beings possess a strong self-preservation urge, as well they should - and a gun is very often the best tool one can have on hand to counter a threat to one's life, and/or the lives of one's family members.

Police cannot protect citizens, and even if they could, they do not have an obligation to do so. One must accept responsibility for one's own security.

To deny a human the right to defend him- or herself from any threat is the most grievous crime against humanity that I can think of. Human enslavement, you say? Genocide? Well, that kind of thing can't happen to an armed populace. Hitler's holocaust, together with a world war, began by disarming the German people. So to own a gun for the purpose of defense is one of the most universal and basic human rights - period.

Whether you're defending against an individual, a gang, or a government, gun ownership coupled with the knowledge and ability to properly use said guns is just about the most powerful force there is. An armed people cannot be enslaved, and as gun ownership increases, crime decreases. It's a win-win situation when more folks are armed. Many, if not most, instances of self defense don't even necessitate the firing of a gun - its mere presence is usually enough


Now........wanna start some chit?????

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Crazy reasons? OK. Try this on for size. My son would love to have an AR. But after the economy caused him to be laid off from his job in construction, he was forced to find work anywhere he could. He now works for the city public works dept, making a whopping $13 an hour, patching streets and fixing broken water mains. His wife is going to nursing school, while working as a waitress for $6 an hour plus tips. After paying for rent, electric, gas, phones, food and a million other things, he's doing good to buy an airsoft gun. That crazy enough for you?
Dang paladin...I don't really think his comment was intended the way you seem to have taken it.

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Crazy reasons? OK. Try this on for size. My son would love to have an AR. But after the economy caused him to be laid off from his job in construction, he was forced to find work anywhere he could. He now works for the city public works dept, making a whopping $13 an hour, patching streets and fixing broken water mains. His wife is going to nursing school, while working as a waitress for $6 an hour plus tips. After paying for rent, electric, gas, phones, food and a million other things, he's doing good to buy an airsoft gun. That crazy enough for you?
Wow I was just kidding a little and was waiting for some odd ball reasons of why someone doesn't have one... Sorry to hear about your sons luck there but no need to take it out on me or anybody else here, it was just a simple comment meant as a joke and to get people talking, also as sarcasm... Just settle down, I never singled you or anybody else out in a personal attack so I don't deserve the same from you... calm down as stick to the topic
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Just curious about why you have an AR. I have mine for a hobby and defense. I love shooting
1) Because I can.
2) To practice/Train for work
3) Home Defense
4) Hunting
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